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When low-balled projects go bad: Scottish pensions agency starts £10m procurement to buy the system Capita could not

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> "Capita was not able to provide a working system and did not achieve any of the project milestones. This was a main contributor to the project failure

> According to Audit Scotland, the SPPA spent £6.3m on the project and a further £2.4m extending contracts with existing suppliers when the project failed to meet the original timetable.

They spent £6.3 million on a project where Capita both failed to meet any milestones *and* failed to deliver a working system.

And they only got £700k back?

TBH, sounds like Capita were the winners here, especially since failures like this don't seem to have any impact on their ability to bid for future work...

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